1 1⁄2 oz Mezcal, Sombra
1⁄2 oz Ancho Reyes chile liqueur
1⁄2 oz Zucca (or other rabarbaro amaro such as Cappelletti Sfumato)
Instructions

Stir, strain, garnish with grapefruit peel. Serve up or with large cube/sphere.

Notes

Spicy, smokey & bitter Negronish riff

History

Name taken from JFK's 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis speech. See "Fruits of Victory" for my cocktail also named for this speech.

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2016
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  • Appropriately named; quite spicy and smoky. Absolutely delicious — ★★★★★
  • Enjoyed the ancho - mezcal combo. They're the main players but the amaro (I used sfumato) and vermouth work well as glue. — ★★★★
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Comments
Ajvan commented on 12/30/2019:

Enjoyed the ancho - mezcal combo. They're the main players but the amaro (I used sfumato) and vermouth work well as glue.